• OPINION | Tuna price-fixing scandal implicates global NGOs

    OPINION | Tuna price-fixing scandal implicates global NGOs

  • NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
    Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

    Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

  • OPINION | Determining the true human cost of fishing

    OPINION | Determining the true human cost of fishing

  • MEPS WEEK
    Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week

    Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week

  • EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
    FEATURE | AMSA calls on age-old seafaring tradition

    FEATURE | AMSA calls on age-old seafaring tradition

  • OPINION | Tuna price-fixing scandal implicates global NGOs
  • Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!
  • OPINION | Determining the true human cost of fishing
  • Welcome to Marine Engines & Propulsion Systems (MEPS) Week
  • FEATURE | AMSA calls on age-old seafaring tradition
OPINION | Tuna price-fixing scandal implicates global NGOs

OPINION | Tuna price-fixing scandal implicates global NGOs

By Eugene Lapointe

On Tuesday, Chris Lischewski, the driving force behind the creation of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation (ISSF), received a three-year prison sentence in the United States for fixing the price of canned tuna. The former CEO of Bumble Bee Sea Foods is now disgraced beyond recovery. The story behind this ..

NAVAL ARCHITECTURE WEEK
Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

By Neil Baird

Without naval architects the world’s ships and boats would be less safe, less economical, more expensive, more polluting and uglier. Naval architects are an essential component of the wider global maritime industry. Of course, as with all professions, naval architects have occasionally failed but, overall, they contribute ..

BOOK REVIEW | Ship – 5,000 Years of Maritime Adventure

BOOK REVIEW | Ship – 5,000 Years of Maritime Adventure

By Neil Baird

A big, thick, glossy and beautifully illustrated book in the usual DK (Dorling Kindersley) mould, this offers an excellent overview of almost five millennia of maritime history. Published in association with Britain’s National Maritime Museum at Greenwich, of which the author is Curator Emeritus, the book benefits ..

Vale Arvie Edwin “Dugie” Freeman, co-founder of Freeman Marine Equipment

Vale Arvie Edwin “Dugie” Freeman, co-founder of Freeman Marine Equipment

By Baird Maritime

The oldest child of Ed and Myrtle Freeman, “Dugie” was born Arvie Edwin Freeman on May 15, 1941 in Coquille, Oregon, USA. His Freeman family heritage traces to an infant boy who was anonymously abandoned on a doorstep in 1833. His given name came from his mother’s father, Arvie George Sargeant, who was a timber faller ..

OPINION | Determining the true human cost of fishing

OPINION | Determining the true human cost of fishing

By Eric Holliday

Food security has consistently been recognised in the global fora as one of the world’s main challenges. And a safe, sustainable supply of fish product – for a global population expected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 – is a crucial component of this challenge. Per capita fish consumption has soared – from 10 kg in ..

EMERGENCY SERVICES WEEK
FEATURE | AMSA calls on age-old seafaring tradition

FEATURE | AMSA calls on age-old seafaring tradition

By Lauren Smit

On a wild and windy January night, 10 nautical miles southeast of Cape Moreton, Queensland, Australia, the skipper of prawn trawler Amanda Jane answered a call from an unknown number. Cameron Courtman had spent the last 30 years of his life on boats, witnessing the beauty and at times, brutality, of the ocean. But all his ..

Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

Welcome to Naval Architecture Week!

Without naval architects the world’s ships and boats would be less safe, less economical, more expensive, more polluting and uglier. Naval architects are an essential ..